NFF Says Emenike Has Right To Quit Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has downplayed Emmanuel Emenike’s purported resignation from the national team. The federation said the player was only expressing his right as a professional player. The power playing striker yesterday, apparently in response to recent happenings in the national team, announced his decision to quit the Super Eagles. Emenike, who is […]

FIFA Executive Committee Confirms Election Date

FIFA’s executive committee yesterday confirmed that they will hold the election for a new president to replace Sepp Blatter February next year. In a statement, FIFA confirmed an extraordinary elective congress will be held in Zurich Switzerland on February 26, 2016, when there will be a vote for a new president. It means potential candidates […]

Martial Rescues United, De Bruyne Lifts City To Second Position

Manchester City new signing, Kevin De Bruyne gave his side a home victory against Sevilla in dramatic style in Wednesday’s Champions League action. De Bruyne’s injury time contribution earned City a 2-1 home win against Spain’s Europa League champions to improve their chances of escaping from Group D and into the last 16. An open […]

FIFA U17 W’Cup: Amuneke Happy With Team

Former Supper Eagle player and Golden Eaglets coach Emmanuel Amuneke has praised his players for their impressive display in a 5-1 over hosts country Chile, which advanced them into the round of 16 of the FIFA U17 World Cup. He said his players made the hosts uncomfortable in the midfield and forced them out of […]

Rugby World Cup 2015: South Africa unchanged for New Zealand

South Africa have named an unchanged starting line-up for Saturday’s World Cup semi-final against New Zealand. Lock Lood de Jager and hooker Bismarck du Plessis have both recovered from injuries sustained in the 23-19 quarter-final win against Wales. In the only change to the squad, lock Victor Matfield is on the bench after recovering from […]

UEFA: Jose Mourinho angry with referee

Chelsea boss, Jose Mourinho compared the referee in their goalless Champions League draw at Dynamo Kiev to the official in charge of Scotland’s Rugby World Cup defeat by Australia. South African Craig Joubert was heavily criticised after awarding Australia a late penalty in Sunday’s quarter-final. Damir Skomina turned down Chelsea’s penalty appeal when Cesc Fabregas […]

Messi’s Absence, Neymar To Step Up

With Barcelona hit man, Lionel Messi, missing for two months with a knee injury, responsibility has fallen on the shoulders of Neymar to drive Barca from the front and he has risen to the occasion. Neymar showed he is capable of providing leadership and impetus in the absence of Lionel Messi during their Champions League […]

Bayern Lost 2 – 0 To Arsenal, Keeps Arsenal ‘s Champions League Campaign Alive

Arsenal Striker, Olivier Giroud kept Arsenal’s Champions League campaign alive as the France striker punished a costly blunder from Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer to inspire a crucial 2-0 win yesterday. Arsenal’s German midfielder Mesut Ozil celebrates scoring his team’s second goal during the UEFA Champions League football match between Arsenal and Bayern Munich at […]

U-17 W’Cup: Eaglets Trash Hosts Chile 5-1

Golden Eaglets advance to Round of 16 as Group A winners at the ongoing FIFA U-17 World Cup with a first round match still left, after crushing hosts Chile 5-1. A goal within 30 seconds by star man Samuel Chukwueze set the tone for a straightforward win, with the diminutive No8 grabbing a second in […]

Bayern Coach: Expect Arsenal To Fight Like Animals

Bayern Munich coach, Pep Guardiola has told his side to expect Arsenal to fight like animals as they look to revive their Champions League campaign. The Gunners lost their first two group games to Dinamo Zagreb and Olympiakos. Guardiola said: “I can imagine my team with zero points and playing in Germany against Arsenal. “I […]